Alfredo Lobo is a Partner of Hodes Weill & Associates. Mr. Lobo is responsible for managing the business activities of Hodes Weill in Asia and Australia, including coverage of institutional investors, property companies and fund managers. He is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Previously, Mr. Lobo was a Managing Director of LXL Capital Partners, a Hong Kong-based investment and advisory boutique he formed in 2009 to focus on selective private market investment opportunities in Asia, with a particular focus on real estate. The firm's activities included an investment partnership to identify and execute repositioning and redevelopment projects in Hong Kong and Singapore.
From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Lobo was a founding partner of Latitude Capital Group, a China-focused boutique investment bank specializing in M&A and private placements, with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. Mr. Lobo and his partners built Latitude into the leading boutique for mid-market China M&A and strategic placements in its focus sectors prior to the sale of the firm to Cowen Group (NASDAQ: COWN) in 2008.
From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Lobo was a Managing Director of Hamon Investment Group, an Asian investment management firm that formed part of BNY Mellon's family of global investment boutiques. At Hamon, he headed principal investment activities, encompassing regional private equity funds, direct investments and residential real estate developments. Mr. Lobo also developed several cornerstone funds for Hamon, including a UCITS umbrella fund family and an SEC registered Greater China fund. Mr. Lobo remains a non-executive director of Hamon.
Mr. Lobo began his career with JP Morgan as part of the Corporate Finance team in Hong Kong. He later relocated to the bank's Real Estate Group in New York, where he headed private placement activities and served as Chairman of the Real Estate Credit Committee.
Mr. Lobo was born in Hong Kong and received a BA degree from Georgetown University.